The Southern California Rat Terrier Club  was formed on November 7, 2015. The mission of the club is to encourage and promote quality in the breeding of purebred Rat Terriers and to do all possible to bring their natural qualities to perfection. To urge members and breeders to accept the standard of the breed as approved by The American Kennel Club as the only standard of excellence by which Rat Terriers shall be judged. To do all in its power to protect and advance the interests of the breed by encouraging sportsman like competition at dog shows, obedience trials and agility trials.
To conduct sanctioned matches, dog shows, obedience trials, agility trials, field trials, hunting tests, and any other event for which the club is eligible under the Rules and Regulations of The American Kennel Club.To support and promote study and research on the history, character, breeding, genetics and particular health problems of the Rat Terrier.  To distribute to the general public educational materials about the proper care, treatment, breeding, health, development and training of Rat Terriers. To further understanding of diseases, defects, injuries and other ailments that afflict dogs in general and the Rat Terrier in particular.

About the Southern California Rat Terrier Club

An AKC Sanction A affiliated club.


Southern California Rat Terrier Club

The Southern California Rat Terrier Club offers several different memberships. 






The next General Meeting of the Southern California Rat Terrier Club will be held on Saturday, October 27, 2018, on the grounds of the Kennel Club of Riverside show being held at Lake Perris State Recreation Area, Perris, CA.,  The meeting will be held one hour after the completion of the rat terrier judging.We will gather at the picnic area adjacent to the show rings.  As soon as ring times are posting, an exact time for the start of the meeting will be posted here and on the members Facebook group. 

Call in information remains the same. If you would like to take part in the meeting by conference call, the Dial in number is (712) 770-4010. Then enter the access code of 845133# . The conference call number will be available for joining the meeting from 5 minutes before the meeting time to 10 minutes after the meeting time. If no one has joined the conference call during that time period, the conference call will be terminated.

If there is anything you would like to put on the Agenda for discussion at the General Meeting, please let Christina Martinez know. 


TYPES OF MEMBERSHIP:
Single (One vote): _____ $25 per calendar year, must live in the territory shown on the map below
Household (Two votes): _____ $ 35 per calendar year, must live in the territory shown on the map below
Associate (Member without voting privileges): _____ $20  Associate Household _____ $25 per calendar year

Junior (Member without voting privileges): _____ $5 per calendar year

While membership is to be unrestricted as to residence, the club’s primary purpose is to be representative of the breeders, exhibitors and rat terrier fanciers in the area approved by AKC. If you live in the area depicted in this map, you are eligible for Single or Household membership with voting privileges. If you live outside the local area, you are eligible for Associate Membership.